Is it about time we had an Aquaman game?

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Posted by uninspiredcup (30807 posts) 13 days, 8 hours ago

Poll: Is it about time we had an Aquaman game? (36 votes)

Yes 39%
No 61%

Aquaman seems like a ridiculous gimmicky character you'd think no one would give a shit about. He commands fish and can, swim really good. dumb obscure characters like this won't succeed.

This, was wrong.

Most of the Superman/Batman movies have done terrible by comparison. Justice League: Infinity War a flop

Should this logic be applied to games as well? We are massively influxed and oversaturate with Batman games, but very little in the way when it comes to mermans or Wonderwomans? Or even The Arrow or Flash.

These characters exist in games like the Injustice series, but as a collage than the central focus.

Could these games be commercially viable? Would you actually buy this shit?

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#1 Posted by R4gn4r0k (30187 posts) -

I'm more of a Seaman fan

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#2 Posted by osan0 (15318 posts) -

i voted no because....yknow....it's aquaman.

however thinking about it a bit more he could actually be a good character for a game. i mean you get to swim around the ocean (basically flying), command sealife (could be useful for combat, puzzles, strategy elements...think pikmin or sacrefice), combat would be grand, king of atlantis (city building, resource management). you probably do have the basis for a solid game there.

it's just....yknow.....it would be an aquaman game......

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#3 Posted by DaVillain- (34460 posts) -

Namor has better chances getting a game then Aquaman since Namor is the Marvel's Atlantis King after all.

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#4 Posted by xantufrog (10615 posts) -

@R4gn4r0k: beat me to it

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#5 Posted by uninspiredcup (30807 posts) -

Why ridicule Aquaman but not Batman? He literally has no superpowers.

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#6 Posted by DocSanchez (5105 posts) -

There already has been an Aquaman game, back on gamecube I think? It didn't go down well. I'm not saying this one couldn't. Heck, just about any character could star in a good game if made right. I'd rather see a new Judge Dredd game though. Or an Alan Partridge game. Where Alan has to kill his way to a second series.

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#7 Posted by uninspiredcup (30807 posts) -

Lovely stuff.

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#8 Posted by ZmanBarzel (1631 posts) -

@DocSanchez said:

There already has been an Aquaman game, back on gamecube I think? It didn't go down well. I'm not saying this one couldn't. Heck, just about any character could star in a good game if made right. I'd rather see a new Judge Dredd game though. Or an Alan Partridge game. Where Alan has to kill his way to a second series.

There was an Aquaman game on the Xbox -- might've also been put on on the GC -- that was so bad, the show X-Play named the awards it handed out to the worst of the year "The Golden Mullets."

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#9 Edited by Sushiglutton (7025 posts) -

I'm one of those weird people who tend to really like water levels in games, so I'm all for it. Could be something new if a talented studio really went all in on creating the best underwater combat system and movement of all times.

Think Aquaman is way better for a game than Superman, that's for sure.

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#10 Posted by DocSanchez (5105 posts) -
@zmanbarzel said:
@DocSanchez said:

There already has been an Aquaman game, back on gamecube I think? It didn't go down well. I'm not saying this one couldn't. Heck, just about any character could star in a good game if made right. I'd rather see a new Judge Dredd game though. Or an Alan Partridge game. Where Alan has to kill his way to a second series.

There was an Aquaman game on the Xbox -- might've also been put on on the GC -- that was so bad, the show X-Play named the awards it handed out to the worst of the year "The Golden Mullets."

Will be the same one then. I remember it being the superman 64 of that gen. But like I say, it's not the characters fault necessarily.

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#11 Posted by clone01 (27389 posts) -

there was an aquaman game, you genetic fumble.

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#12 Edited by Fuhrer_D (848 posts) -

Just go play Subnautica of Abzu.

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#13 Posted by Robbie23 (184 posts) -

They should port Superman 64 to modern consoles 10/10

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#14 Posted by Mandzilla (3344 posts) -

They could try, but it would never be as good as James Pond was.

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#15 Posted by jaydan (1903 posts) -
@uninspiredcup said:

Why ridicule Aquaman but not Batman? He literally has no superpowers.

Damage is done.

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#16 Posted by cainetao11 (36248 posts) -

Well the problem is, people are ignorant to what Aquamans powers are. He doesn't just talk to fish and swim well. He can handle the crushing pressure of the bottom of the ocean which makes him near bullet proof (.50 cal maybe not), he has super human strength, not to Superman's level but he can bring it. Being he can move through water at a high speed, his legs can propel him through the air much like the Hulk albeit not as far as the miles Hulk can cover in one leap.

He has always been a cool comic character that the 1960's and 70's through 80s cartoons gave a weak impression of. Give me a game with that wonderful under the ocean world with different factions and cities and I'm all in. The movie was as good as Black Panther imo.

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#17 Posted by HitmanActual (986 posts) -

@cainetao11: Don't forget his eyes can adjust to the light or lack of too, essentially meaning he can see in the dark.

And honestly, I thought it was better than Black Panther, I loved it.

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#18 Posted by cainetao11 (36248 posts) -

@hitmanactual said:

@cainetao11: Don't forget his eyes can adjust to the light or lack of too, essentially meaning he can see in the dark.

And honestly, I thought it was better than Black Panther, I loved it.

good call. I liked BP a lot I just dont see it as best picture material if Avengers or the Dark Knight couldn't get the nod

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#19 Posted by That_Old_Guy (790 posts) -

Tied to the ocean throwing shells at would-be-doers on the beach?

No.

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#20 Posted by Vaidream45 (1621 posts) -

Just play Aquaman on N64. It was a perfect 10/10

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#21 Posted by HitmanActual (986 posts) -

Maybe we'll get a spin-off game about The Trench...

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#22 Posted by henrythefifth (2116 posts) -

underwater games never work...

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#23 Posted by jeezers (2270 posts) -

I want a Blade video game with Wesley snipes doing the voice

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#24 Posted by goodzorr (455 posts) -
@DocSanchez said:

There already has been an Aquaman game, back on gamecube I think? It didn't go down well. I'm not saying this one couldn't. Heck, just about any character could star in a good game if made right. I'd rather see a new Judge Dredd game though. Or an Alan Partridge game. Where Alan has to kill his way to a second series.

Oh my God 🤣🤣🤣

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#25 Posted by DocSanchez (5105 posts) -

@goodzorr: end boss is Tony Hayers. On a roof armed with an aerial.

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#26 Posted by DaVillain- (34460 posts) -

@henrythefifth said:

underwater games never work...

Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask disagrees with you and it wants a word with you.

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#27 Posted by SecretPolice (34603 posts) -

Nah but a new, Ecco the Dolphin, game would be pure saweetness. :P

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#28 Posted by StormyJoe (7719 posts) -

The movie did really well, so why not? Judge Dredd got his own great game (Dredd vs Death), and he is quite the minor comic character in the USA.

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#29 Posted by Zidaneski (8800 posts) -

Underwater holds an incredible amount of potential that sadly hasn't been tapped into for whatever reason. It's just as a compelling location as space is. Just takes some good developers to commit to making an amazing underwater game.